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: president obama's acceptance speech ended a long run for the white house. he started that speech with a theme of bringing people together. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> reporter: president obama says he congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign. >> the romney family chosen to give back to america through public service and that is the legacy we honor tonight. >> reporter: instead of a narrow victory, president obama scored a decisive win in the electoral college and he acknowledged the volunteers that helped make that possible. >> to the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. [ cheers and applause ] >> we love our president. he did an awesome job. four more years. >> glad to have him back. >> it is a wonderful night. >> the president says he is looking forward to reachingitute republicans to solve problems -- reaching out to republicans to solve problems. >> it is better the second time around. always better the second time around. >> the crowds are going home, the party is over
romney's campaign and president obama's campaign. ktvu's ken pritchett in chicago and the three key swing states the president visited today. ken? >> reporter: the president will not arrive in chicago till after midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are calling out of state. >> reporter: why are you calling? >> we
: it is down to the wire in a close election. president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are focusing on the battleground state in their last weekend -- battleground states in their last weekend. president obama honed in on the economic plan. >> asks the wealthiest americans to pay more. at the time the republican congress and a certain senate candidate by the name of mitt romney said bill clinton's plan would kill jobs. sounds familiar. doesn't it? turns out his math was just as bad then as it is now. >> mitt romney shot back. >> president obama tried to convince you the last four years have been a success. and so his plan for the next 4 years is to take all the ideas from the first term, the stimulus, borrowing, obama care and do them over again. he calls that plan forward. i call it forewarned. >> reporter: they hit the trail sunday, vice president joe biden spent the day in ohio. paul ryan in ohio, minnesota and colorado. it is not just about convincing undecided voters but to make sure all of their supporters go to the poles. ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now,
tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the president said despite another month of job growth, there is still more work to do. and only on 2 tonight, a last look at california voters sentiment towards the presidential race. what is motivating them to vote for or against the candidate, and how the vice presidential picks are impacting votes. >>> we talk a lot about crime in oakland, but oakland is the scene of a huge party on the first friday of eve
resigned revealing he had an extramarital affair. petraeus asked president obama to allow him to resign. today the president accepted. calling petraeus quote one of the outstanding general officers of his generation. in a statement to cia employees petraeus said he had shown extremely poor judgment in having the affair. the retired four star general led the military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan before taking the helm of the cia in 2011. >>> diane feinstein who chairs the senate intelligence committee reacted saying this is an enormous loss for our nation's intelligence community company for our country. she goes on to say director petraeus gave the agency leadership, sure, prestige and credibility. michael morell will be taking over as acting director. president obama says he has the utmost confidence in morell. >> the u.s. supreme court has agreed to hear a lawsuit from states asked to be released from supervision. 16 states must get federal court approval before making any changes to their election procedures. four california counties are also covered by that provision of the vot
president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready. >> but at this time, the right thing for the state of israel is to exhaust this opportunity to obtain a long-term cease fire. roch after eight days of violence, there is little to celebrate. and the violence intensified before the truce was announced. in tel aviv, a bomb blast aboard a crowded public bus injured two dozen israelis. >> we were sitting at home, and suddenly there was the loud sound of a rocket, and all our windows exploded. >> reporter: a palestinian rushed his child to the same hospital where he works, but there was nothing anyone could do to save his two-year-old son. reporting live in the newsroom, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> syrian war planes have been targeting areas held by rebels near damascus today. raids have hit several suburbs to the east and a city to the north. the conflict began with an uprising against the president last year and has grown into a long-term civil war. some 40,000 people have been killed. >>> 49ers head coach jim harbaugh told reporters that his recent health probl
. they are against same sex marriage and president obama's requirement that employers provide health insurance that covers birth control. the bishops did not comment directly on president obama or the election, but spoke generally about staying the course despite setbacks. >>> almost one week after election day an arizona woman is voted in as the first openly bisectional member of congress, kirsten cinema will represent a district. she has a 6,000 vote lead. this year at least five openly gay democrats won seats in the house and senate. >>> the stock market's recent fall is due to worse over the fiscal cliff. we are in oakland as a construction site that would be in pearl from massive cuts. >> reporter: for millions of workers there is a double worry. first, harsh new tax increases coming, and their job security. >> come new year's, congress' inability to degree on spending triggers deep automatic cuts. >> nobody in their right mind would propose this as good policy. >> reporter: the director of stanford university's institute for economic research. without a deal come new year's day, tax rate
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